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National Director
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International News Director
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Senior Director
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Yazidis, members of a religious minority, fled fighting in Sinjar, Iraq. They are among an estimated 1.2 million displaced people seeking safety in Kurdish-controlled territory. PHOTO: World Vision

Thousands fleeing violence in Iraq

World Vision is providing emergency relief to families in desperate need of food, water and medicine in northern Iraq.

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Syrian refugee Fatima, 8, with her father and younger brother Hakim. The family left Syria for Lebanon after their home was hit by rockets. Some members of the family have lost their lives in the conflict. PHOTO: Alexander Whittle / World Vision

Syrian children desperately need our protection

1.5 million children have already fled Syria, but more than half that number remain, and are directly threatened by violence.

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Medical supplies, destined to assist in the fight against Ebola in Sierra Leone, await loading on a Boeing 747-400 flight that departed New York on Monday, September 22.  ©2014 Marilynn K. Yee / Genesis Photos.

Fighting Ebola in West Africa

World Vision, McKesson, and other donors have prepared a massive shipment of medical supplies to support Sierra Leone health workers.

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This Christmas, spend once and give twice, through the World Vision Gift Catalog

This Christmas, spend once and give twice

The World Vision Gift Catalog provides 100+ presents with a purpose.

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Press Releases & Resources

Implementation of a solar-powered Grundfos pump system associated with a World Vision well in Kenya. PHOTO: World Vision.
Oct 14, 2014

Leaders in water business team up to reach 2 million people

Grundfos, the world’s leading pump manufacturer, and World Vision — the largest non-governmental provider of clean water in the developing world — announced a new partnership to provide clean water to 2 million people in sub-Saharan Africa over the next five years.

Cascade Designs President Joe McSwiney highlights global health and job creation benefits at the Environmental Goods Agreement launch event.
Oct 9, 2014

Cascade Designs supports effort to boost exports of U.S.-made environmental technologies

World Vision partners with Cascade Designs and several global health non-profit organizations to develop a new water purification device to bring clean water to populations around the world.

Oct 6, 2014

International Day of the Girl Child furthers awareness, empowerment of vulnerable women on October 11

Three years after the United Nations declared October 11 as the International Day of the Girl Child, the 2014 World Vision Gift Catalog encourages men and women to further awareness and advocacy for vulnerable girls worldwide.

 

Former child soldiers being retrained with a marketable skill at World Vision's Rebound Centre in the Democratic Republic of Congo. PHOTO: ©2013 Kayla Robertson / World Vision
Sep 30, 2014

Some progress made on protecting potential child soldiers

Today the U.S. released the list of countries that will lose military assistance in 2015 because of their use of child soldiers. However, military aid to continue to flow to some countries actively recruiting or using children in their armed forces.

Child affected by conflict in Iraq/Syria
Sep 23, 2014

As airstrikes in Syria begin, World Vision urges international leaders to protect affected children

As news breaks about airstrikes in Syria, World Vision is gravely concerned about the impact of the Syrian crisis on a generation of children. 1.5 million children have now fled Syria. Twice that number remain, many under direct threat of violence.

Aloisi Lomayani, 46, of Mbuyuni, Tanzania, digs out a water pan with his family in an attempt to collect the sparse rainfall. "The problem is climate change," he says. PHOTO: Jon Warren / World Vision
Sep 23, 2014

UN Climate Summit should champion approaches that ensure livelihoods of most vulnerable, says World Vision

World Vision is at the UN Climate Summit in New York, calling for action to help millions of rural farm families adopt climate-smart agricultural practices that will make it possible for them to reliably produce more nutritious and environmentally sustainable crops.

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